Democracy Now! Wednesday, December 3, 2003
Did the U.S Lie About What Happened in Samarra?
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U.S. officials said that up to 54 Iraqi guerillas were killed in a battle and 16 wounded Sunday in the northern Iraqi town of Samarra, but Iraqis say the local hospital received the bodies of only eight dead civilians as well as 60 others wounded. We go to Iraq to speak with Newsday’s Mohamad Bazzi.
"We Have More Than One Guantanamo In Iraq" – British Anti-War Lawyer Representing Tariq Aziz Arrested After Charging Blair With War Crimes
We go to Britain to speak with Abdul Haq Al-Ani who was released on bond after being arrested for allegedly helping break sanctions against Iraq. He is representing former Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Tariq Aziz and is separatedly charging Prime Minister Tony Blair and members of the cabinet with war crimes.
75 U.S. Soldiers Shout "Kill! Kill! Kill!" Outside Anti-War Priest's House
We speak with Father John Dear, author of more than 20 books on peace and justice and outspoken critic of the U.S.-led invasion and occupation of Iraq about why 75 U.S. soldiers shouted “Kill! Kill! Kill!” outside his front door.
Irish Peace Accord In Jeopardy With Elevation of Hard-Line Unionist Ian Paisley
Veteran journalist and Ian Paisley biographer Ed Moloney joins us in our studio to talk about the Democratic Unionist Party winning the most seats in the power-sharing assembly in Belfast and its implications on the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement.